Compatible Components (from 415 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $486

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 415)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-6700, RTX 3090 Very good UFO - 188 93 159  83  230  307  96  80 $1,570
GBR-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 184 95 157  93  201  66  85  102 $1,144
GBR-User, 16 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 165 88 139  88  194  -  74  96 $951
USA-User, 19 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 165 88 142  89  193  -  90  80 $949
USA-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Very good UFO - 163 95 140  84  193  266  -  95 $870
GBR-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080 Average UFO - 158 88 130  83  193  106  90  95 $1,086
USA-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Average UFO - 154 92 129  85  183  152  75  91 $1,555
GBR-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080 Average UFO - 162 90 135  86  191  65  93  95 $1,144
USA-User, 23 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3070-Ti Good UFO - 146 94 123  91  162  75  53  91 $805
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-13600K $285Nvidia RTX 4060 $295Crucial MX500 250GB $31
Intel Core i5-12400F $146Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $300Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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